Even if vehicle is rented, insurer liable to pay for accident: Supreme Court

Even if vehicle is rented, insurer liable to pay for accident: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that when a transport corporation hires a vehicle for use from its registered owner, third-party insurance coverage will also deemed to be transferred along with the vehicle. The person in effective control and command of the vehicle will be regarded as the ‘owner’. Therefore, along with the vehicle, it must be deemed that the existing insurance policy also remains transferred for the period of hire.

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The New Indian Express

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